Bolivarian Military Aviation inaugurated the Sukhoi Su-30 MK2 flight simulator
President Nicolás Maduro, inaugurated last Wednesday Sukhoi Su-30 MK2 flight simulator facilities , in the Hunting Air Group No. 13 «Simón Bolívar» Lieutenant Luis del Valle García Air Base, Barcelona, Anzoátegui state, as part of the celebration of the 99th anniversary of Bolivarian Military Aviation (BMA).
The simulator is a means of modern technical training of Russian manufacture. Venezuelan personnel have received all the necessary training in operation rules equipment and devices. The Su-30MK2 fighters delivered by Russia are the core of the Venezuelan air force and a guarantor of the country’s airspace security.
The Su-30MK2 multi-role fighter aircraft is an improved version of the Su-30MKK, a member of the Su-30 aircraft family. The multi-role variant offers enhanced combat capabilities against aerial, ground and sea-based targets.
The aircraft was developed by Sukhoi in 2002 and is manufactured by Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association (KnAAPO). The aircraft are operational with Vietnam, Indonesia, Uganda, Venezuela and China.
The Su-30MK2 combat aircraft offers superior manoeuvrability and can be deployed to engage manned and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), medium- and short-range guided missiles, high-precision munitions, and other airborne weapons. It can also be used in aerial reconnaissance and training missions.